The Stockton Record: High finance: Rappellers drop from historic high-rise to raise funds for hospice

October 31, 2016


STOCKTON — Dozens of people rappelled down the historic Medico Dental Tower in downtown Stockton on Friday and Saturday as part of a fundraiser that generated well over $100,000 for the Community Hospice Foundation.

The Over the Edge for Community Hospice Drop Zone Festival was a two-day event that featured vendors, food trucks and the opportunity for 85 people to rappel from the top of the 12-story building on North Sutter Street. Organizers said the first-year event raised about $130,000 for Community Hospice.

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